Royal National Mòd Kicks into Gear
Written by Victor Thomas on 14/10/2019
The Royal National Mòd (Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail) in Glasgow continues today (Monday 14 October), bringing with it the first full day of competitions in the children’s categories. Day four at Scotland’s biggest Gaelic Cultural Festival will witness competitions take place across drama, song, music and poetry, for young Gaels aged 5-18.
The children’s competitions are set to continue on Tuesday, with the coveted Traditional and Prescribed Singing Silver Medals awarded. Following this, the adult competitions will begin on Wednesday, with a jam-packed Literature Day supported by SQA and the Silver Pendant and Gold Medal Finals taking place.
The Traditional Final competition runs on Thursday, with the Lorne Shield and Sheriff MacMaster Campbell competitions being broadcast live on BBC Alba for the third year running, as well as the highly anticipated Lovat and Tullibardine shield, and Margrat Duncan competitions, on Friday 18th October. The Royal National Mòd will conclude on Saturday October 19th with the stunning massed choir finale set to close festival in style on the steps of the Royal Concert Hall.